India and Pakistan exchange lists of nuclear installations as well list of prisoners in jails

Through diplomatic channels simultaneously at New Delhi and Islamabad, list of nuclear installations and facilities covered under the Agreement on the Prohibition of Attack Against Nuclear Installations between India and Pakistan was exchanged today.

This was done under an agreement which was signed on Dec 31, 1988 and entered into force on Jan 27, 1991 which states that the two countries inform each other of nuclear installations and facilities to be covered under the Agreement on the first of January of every calendar year. This is the twenty eighth consecutive exchange of such list between the two countries, the first one having taken place on Jan 01 1992.

Also, under a 2008 agreement, the two countries exchanged the lists of civilian prisoners and fishermen in their custody. Under the provisions of the 2008 Agreement, such lists are exchanged on Jan 1st January and July 1st, every year. Read More

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